Sixth Race of the Formula 1 World Cup He Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, is scheduled to take place at the Imola circuit in the region of Emilia Romagna, Italy.
however Latest information points to a high risk of flooding in the area that can affect development race And eventually leads to cancellation of the event, how is this possible? Here we tell you.
Heavy rain in Italy
weather forecasts show that a weekend rain in imola, which could create a whole new landscape for drivers and teams. Furthermore, following the floods that hit the region two weeks ago, there is additional concern about the impact that the weather could have on the circuit and its surrounding areas.
The FIA intends to test a new qualifying system at Imola, use hard tires Media in Q1, Q2 and soft inside La Q3. However, if weather conditions are unfavourable, plans may need to be modified.
In addition, the new tire compound de llUVA Qand Pirelli will present later this week The week can be beneficial for a pilots, but if the rain is too heavy, it can pose a safety risk to the competitors and eventually lead to the cancellation of the race.
Could the F1 award at Imola be cancelled?
Las italian officer alerts have been issued red and orange for a large part of the field during the days leading up to the race, due to the expected accumulation of mid 70 and 100 ml Dand rain in the next twenty four hours, As well as possible floods and landslides.
Company staff on Tuesday Imola Circuit Due to the condition in which the river is located, it had to be evacuated as a precaution. CIrcano for layout. Despite this, at the moment there is no official information that speaks of the cancellation of the Grand Prix. officials and Event organizers are waiting To see how the days pass and what are the weather conditions before making any decision.
possibility of cancellation Emilia Romagna Grand Prix In imola is real because of the circumstances Adverse weather conditions and risks Flooding in the area. Teams and pilots must be prepared to adapt to any scenario, and officials and organizers Will closely monitor the weather conditions before taking any of the event Decision about future career.
What are the rules when it rains in Formula 1?
If the race cannot be rescheduled due to weather conditions, points will be awarded In different ways.
As per the rules, if two laps are given under the safety car and the third is not reached, no points are distributed.
- In case of completing more than two rounds but not reaching 25% of it, only first five score points. Just if it is without a safety car. The system is as follows: 6 (first), 4 (second), 3 (third), 2 (fourth) and 1 (fifth).
- If 25% but not 50% of the race is passed, the first nine scores: 13 (1st), 10 (2nd), 8 (3rd), 6 (4th), 5 (5th), 4 (6th) , 3 (7th), 2 (8th) and 1 (9th).
On the other hand, even though there is speed on the track, the race is not technically It would have started but if they started with a safety car the lap would be cut short.